sanguinaria

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Etymology[edit]

From the genus name.

Noun[edit]

sanguinaria (plural sanguinarias)

  1. (botany) Any of the genus Sanguinaria, or bloodroots.
    • 1871, Edward Everett Hale, Old and New (volume 3, page 108)
      [] the violets, houstonias, hepaticas, and sanguinarias, which take so kindly to home cultivation.
  2. The rootstock of the bloodroot, used in medicine as an emetic, etc.

Part or all of this entry has been imported from the 1913 edition of Webster’s Dictionary, which is now free of copyright and hence in the public domain. The imported definitions may be significantly out of date, and any more recent senses may be completely missing.


Italian[edit]

Adjective[edit]

sanguinaria

  1. feminine singular of sanguinario

Latin[edit]

Adjective[edit]

sanguināria

  1. nominative feminine singular of sanguinārius
  2. nominative neuter plural of sanguinārius
  3. accusative neuter plural of sanguinārius
  4. vocative feminine singular of sanguinārius
  5. nominative neuter plural of sanguinārius

sanguināriā

  1. ablative feminine singular of sanguinārius

References[edit]

  • du Cange, Charles (1883), “sanguinaria”, in G. A. Louis Henschel, Pierre Carpentier, Léopold Favre, editors, Glossarium Mediæ et Infimæ Latinitatis (in Latin), Niort: L. Favre

Spanish[edit]

Adjective[edit]

sanguinaria

  1. feminine singular of sanguinario